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Influences Part 4

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Comic Books If you’ve been hanging out here on the blog or on my twitter feed, you know by now that I am a huge comic book geek.  I once had a monthly habit that was the equivalent of a…

Star Trek: The No Win Scenario

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Star Trek The No-Win Scenario (Star Crossed) One of the things I wanted to talk about with the whole Star Trek Comics at DC thing, was the treatment of Kirk in the Academy, and his solution to the Kobayashi Maru…

Star Trek in comics

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Space.  The Final Frontier.  These are the voyages of the starship, Enterprise.  Its mission; to explore strange, new worlds, to seek out, new life and new civilizations, to boldly go, where no man has gone, before… This was the beginning…

Flash Gordon

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Born in the mid to late 30’s, Flash Gordon has been present in one form or another for nearly 80 years!  How cool is that? Alex Raymond first brought Flash to life as a comic strip in the newspapers of…

Emerald Dawn II

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This is the last of my Green Lantern posts for a bit.  I’ve told you all about Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner and Alan Scott – have mentioned Kyle Rayner, but not much cuz he was after me for…

The Original Green Lantern

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Before Hal Jordan or John Stewart, Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner came along, there was another Green Lantern.  The Original. Born in the ‘Golden Age of Comics’ (1930’s-1940’s), this Green Lantern was more magical than SciFi.  His name was Alan…

The Green Lantern-Guy Gardner

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The Green Lantern: Guy Gardner When the Green Lantern of sector 2814 lay dying on the planet Earth, he asked his ring to seek out a worthy successor to pass the ring onto. To his astonishment, the ring found not…

The Green Lantern-John Stewart

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The Green Lantern: John Stewart One day, the Green Lantern for sector 2814 flew to the planet OA, home of the blue skinned, telepathic Guardians, and quit. His name was Hal Jordan. His long time girlfriend, Carol Ferris, had demanded…

Roundup of interesting things

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I find these things interesting, and thought I would share em by compiling a list here today.  The names were NOT changed to protect the innocent. Ars Technica Ars Technica has a lot of interesting articles each week. Sometimes I…

Comic Nostalgia – The Green Lantern

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When I think of the Green Lantern, I think of the Silver Age Lantern – Hal Jordan. (I am fully aware of Alan Scott, though) Hal Jordan was a test pilot for Ferris Aircraft. One day, he was enveloped in…